MP grateful for quick thinking and accurate aim

A Cornish MP has told ITV News Westcountry how he helped save the life of a woman in danger of drowning in the River Thames.

Stephen Gilbert, MP for St Austell and Newquay, spotted her floating past the House of Commons.

Thanks to his quick thinking - and accurate aim - he got a lifebelt to her.

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